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Definition of sure-footed adjective from the Oxford Advanced American Dictionary



    (also surefooted adjective
    , NAmE//ˌʃərˈfʊt̮əd//
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  1. 1not likely to fall when walking or climbing on rough ground
  2. 2confident and unlikely to make mistakes, especially in difficult situations
See the Oxford Advanced Learner's Dictionary entry: sure-footed